Heavy landings of Stolephorus devisi by shore seines along Madras coast

Thangavelu, R and Bose, M and Poovannan, P (1987) Heavy landings of Stolephorus devisi by shore seines along Madras coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 76. pp. 5-6.

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Abstract

A report on unusual heavy landing of Stolephorus devisi in shore-seines operated during March, 1986 along the landing centres from Kottivakkamkuppam to Oyyalikuppam south of Mahabalipuram, southern side of Madras. The catch ranged from 350- 1,750 kg per unit per haul. On random sampling and analysis of gut contents and plankton of Kovalam bay it is assumed that such heavy landings were due to the presence of its favourite food along the coastal areas.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Stolephorus devisi; shore seine; Madras coast; anchovy; Kovalam
Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
Divisions: CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
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Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2010 10:25
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:22
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/3384

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